BTF News

13
May

Global Simulcasting of Mullivaikkaal Remembrance on May 18 2020

Global Simulcasting of Mullivaikkaal Remembrance on May 18 2020 The Australian Tamil Congress (ATC), the British Tamils Forum (BTF), the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC), the Irish Tamil Forum (ITF), the Solidarity Group for Peace and Justice (SGPJ-South Africa) and the United States Tamil Action Group (USTAG) will be hosting a virtual joint worldwide May 18 – Mullivaikkaal Tamil Remembrance Day on

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19
Jan

Barry Gardiner MP for Brent North, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

The Tamil Community in the UK is grateful for Barry Gardiner MP Brent North and the Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade for joining us in our the Thai Pongal celebration held in the Parliament on Wednesday 15th January 2020. Mr Gardiner is calling for an independent investigation into the genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka goes ahead as

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1
Dec

Clarification on the Conservative Party 2019 Manifesto – Statement on page 53 about the Two State Solution

The British Tamils Forum would like to state that we are a politically neutral organisation working with cross parties to promote our values and aspirations, and also would like to impress on the entire community that we the BTF support a two-state solution. However, it has come to light that there have been some serious misrepresentations of the conservative party

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11
Aug

Tamil Diaspora Organizations Pay Homage to Smt Sushma Swaraj

President, Bharatiya Janata Party, 11 Ashoka Road, New Delhi 110001. INDIA. Dear Sir Tamil Diaspora Organizations Pay Homage to Smt Sushma Swaraj It was with great sadness and emotion that we learned of the death of former External Affairs Minister of India Hon. Sushma Swaraj, a great leader who has left a lasting impression on the people of India and

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2
Aug

Black July 1983 – 36th Year of Remembrance – 2019

Stop the Cycle of Violence and Genocide against Tamils in Sri Lanka Panel discussion by BTF in association with APPG for Tamils Black July 1983 Remembrance Day event was hosted by British Tamils Forum (BTF) in association with All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPG for Tamils), on the 23rdof July 2019 at the UK parliament’s committee room. Since its

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19
May

Candian MP Gary Anandasangaree expresses continued commitment on 10th Year Mullivaikkal Remembrance

Elorukkum vanakkam. Good afternoon everyone. My name is Gary Anandasangaree, member of parliament for Scarborough, Rouge Park in Canada. I’m very pleased to join you for this 10th year Commemmoration of the genocide in Mullivaikkal taking place at Trafalgar Square organised by the British Tamils Forum. For the past 10 years, the tamil community around the world has been engaged

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19
May

Director of Oakland Institute, Anuradha Mittal sends message for Mullivaikkal 10 Years Commemoration

I am Anuradha Mittal, I am very sorry that I am unable to join British Tamil Forum and all of you who have gathered at Trafalgar Square to remember the horrendous crimes that were committed against the Tamils of Sri Lanka May 18th marks the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, when the Sri Lankan army indiscriminately bombed

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19
May

Navaneetham Pillai, Former High Commissioner for UNHRC sends us a kind robust message for Tamil Remembrance Day.

I welcome this opportunity to share a message of support for the remembrance event hosted by the British Tamils Forum. The event commemorates the 10th anniversary of the end of the war in Sri lanka, on 18th may 2009. It is an important reminder that although the fighting is over, the suffering of tamils in srilanka has not ended. What

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22
Apr

Attacks on Churches and other places across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

The British Tamils Forum (BTF) strongly condemns this evil act in Churches and Hotels across Sri Lanka on a holy day of Easter Sunday. We are deeply shocked and saddened to hear that over 190 people were killed and many more injured at this terrible premeditated attack today. We call on the Sri Lanka Government to establish an investigation with

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19
Apr

10 ஆம் ஆண்டு முள்ளிவாய்க்கால் தமிழினப்படுகொலை நினைவேந்தல், பிரித்தானியா

மே 18, 2019 சனிக்கிழமை. ஆண்டுகள் பல கடந்தும் நீதிக்காகவும், சுதந்திர வேட்கையோடு எம் மண்ணின் விடுதலைக்காகவும் இறுதிப்போரில் வதைக்கப்பட்ட,கொல்லப்பட்ட எம் உறவுகளுக்காகவும் லண்டன் மாநகரில் அணி திரள்வோம் வாரீர். வழமை போன்று மத்திய லண்டனில் Charing Cross நிலக்கீழ் தொடருந்து நிலையத்திற்கு அண்மையில் TRAFALGAR SQUARE, London WC2N 5DN இல் மதியம் 2.00 மணிக்கு பொதுக் கூட்டத்துடன் நிகழ்வுகள் ஆரம்பித்து மாலை 5.00 மணிவரை நினைவு கூறப்பட உள்ளது. தாயக விடுதலைக்காக தொடர்ச்சியாக குரல் கொடுப்போம், அயராது செயல்படுவோம், சர்வதேசத்தை எம்பக்கம்

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